Aechmea (Aechmea recurvata)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Aechmea recurvata

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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-01-29Aechmea recurvata
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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-01-28Aechmea recurvata
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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-02-06Aechmea recurvata 40 days seedling
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Location: Winter Springs, FL zone 9bDate: 2019-02-28Recurvata red form
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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-01-20Aechmea recurvata
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Date: 2010-04-23var. Benrathi
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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-01-28Aechmea recurvata
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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-01-17Aechmea recurvata
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Location: PortugalDate: 2019-01-25Aechmea recurvata
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hey Scott..... by Gina1960 Sep 24, 2019 4:31 PM 8
New showing by yowie Sep 8, 2019 1:55 PM 13
Bromeliad ID by Horntoad Jun 17, 2018 10:17 PM 5
unknown plant by jmorth Dec 13, 2015 11:03 AM 7
Bromeliads by Fred Feb 17, 2019 7:54 PM 4,178

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